Oral history interview with Nestor Granelli 1997

Oral history interview with Nestor Granelli 1997

 

 

Name:
Granelli, Nestor (Interviewee); Levin, Tanya (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Nestor Granelli 1997
Abstract:
Childhood, Buenos Aires, Argentina: seafaring family, military education; Argentina’s historical role in geographical exploration; impact of World War II exiles on Argentinean culture, scientific research; mapping and hydrography work with the Argentine Navy Antarctic Task Force, 1953-54; consequences of the 1955 revolution; 1957 Vema cruise collaboration between Lamont Geophysical Observatory, Argentinean Navy: data collection, work ethic, equipment, difficult living conditions; impact of International Geophysical Year on Argentinean science; Soviet scientists during Cold War; continental drift research and debates; studies at Columbia University, 1959-1964; work in Argentina’s Naval Hydrographic office; private hydrographic consulting work; relationship between politics and scientific research in Argentina; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory oral history collection
Subjects:
Granelli, Nestor; Columbia University; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory; Vema (Ship)
Format:
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1997
Note (Biographical):
Geophysicist.
Note:
Interviewed by Tanya Levin on August 22, 1997.
Note (Provenance):
Nestor Granelli, Gift 1998
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
13572848
Digital Project:
Time Based Media
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-kfrx-bz47